Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Initiative to Reduce Crime in Milwaukee's Washington Park Neighborhood

Jon Strelecki

Kimberly Hassell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at UWM, is playing a key role in the planning and evaluation of a crime-reduction initiative in Milwaukee's Washington Park neighborhood. The initiative seeks to improve public safety in the neighborhood through relationship building and collaborative problem solving among Milwaukee Police Department personnel, Washington Park residents and community organizations.

Host Tom Luljak speaks with Kimberly Hassell, Lt. Michael T. Schmitz of the Milwaukee Police Department and Matt Melendes from the Washington Park Partners.

Tom Luljak hosted UWM Today on WUWM for more than two decades and is the inaugural host of Curious Campus.